'Noble News and Views' Category
Success and long-term viability for most agricultural enterprises ultimately hinges on the health of their soil. This is true for beef operations in the Southern Great Plains to row crop farms in the Midwest.
The Noble Research Institute’s mission is to deliver solutions to great agricultural challenges, which are significant threats to the viability of agriculture in the Southern Great Plains and beyond. Three focus challenges include economic uncertainty, soil health, and education and training.
A percolation (perc) test is a soil test used to determine the adsorption of water into the soil. The perc test is also very important in agriculture because soil drainage can affect production of crops, including fruits and pecans.
It is important to properly develop heifers before the breeding season and to continue managing them during and after the calving season.
Making decisions concerning the transfer of assets in one’s estate is difficult and can be the most procrastinated activity for all of mankind.
Proper off-season management of bulls can ensure longevity within the herd and a subsequent successful breeding season.
Noble Learning will introduce education progressions in 2019 as a service to help build learners’ skills and abilities to manage production systems.
At the heart of Noble’s new educational progressions is a simple idea: We want to better serve farmers and ranchers.
Frank Hardin, Ph.D., youth education manager, shares his story of learning about agriculture in an Atlanta suburb and why it is important to teach the future generation.
The Noble Research Institute is committed to developing better prepared leaders in the agriculture industry. By modifying the already successful Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture program, we built a unique experience that bridged textbook learning and the future needs of agriculture.